Seniors Health Knowledge Network [SHKN]

The Seniors Health Knowledge Network (SHKN, originally the Seniors Health Research Transfer Network or SHRTN) is a network of networks that mobilizes evidence, shares knowledge and brokers relationships across disciplines and sectors among: practitioners, researchers, educators, policy makers, and older adults. It initially received provincial funding between 2005-2014 but continues now through sponsorship and support of its key stakeholders. Read More about what we do...

 

Communities of Practice

A Community of Practice (CoP) is a group of practitioners, caregivers, policymakers, researchers, healthcare administrators, educators and leaders who come together to exchange information on a topic related to seniors health. Community groups are commited to supporting and learn from one another to develop new knowledge and applied practice.

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 Sign up for our Newsletter: Linkages

Does your organization have news or an upcoming event that you would like included in an upcoming newsletter? Email Julia Miller at millerj3@providencecare.ca to submit your content.

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 Events

Welcome to Events!  Use this page to find conferences and webinars you would like to attend. Our events calendar covers a wide range of learning opportunities related to seniors’ health care and well being in Ontario, across Canada and abroad.  These events include workshops, online webinars and conferences.

If you would like to advertise your upcoming event, please contact us.

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Directory of Ontario Educators, Innovators and Researchers in Aging

The Seniors Health Knowledge Network (SHKN) and Ontario Interdisciplinary Council for Aging and Health (OICAH) are jointly seeking to enhance knowledge and awareness about the wide scope of research, education and innovation in aging in Ontario. We propose to do this by creating a new online directory of individuals and groups engaged in promoting excellence in research, education, and innovation about aging.

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